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as a lot of power individual stories both of the general's we have all heard of from general marshall to general westmoreland but also those we haven't heard of and historians i think need to be recaptured. i'd like to go ahead and start right in in the middle if you will, tom. let's talk a little bit about your most provocative pieces, which is that oil down to in essence there's just not in a firing going on in the u.s. military since the end of world war ii. >> i will tze yes, there are is not enough firing going on but the book is not simply for firing more general's. it is a brief for accountability. if you hold people accountable for success and failure, you incentivize success in the military and i think we have lost that. there's a real tolerance for media be. as colonel paul yang ling famously said about the iraq war, a private uses his rifle -- [inaudible] and the book is a cry for restoring some of that accountability the george marshall used in world war ii that marshall gave generals about 90 days to two months to either succeed, get killed or be replaced. and that is why
imagine marshall saying to eisenhower january 44, a company that 18 months, time for some else to have a term. marshall and eisenhower made a lot of decisions in 42. they need to make mistakes and learn from them. eisenhower at one point in africa thought he might be relieved. he sent a letter to his son single, that's the nature of the business, don't worry about it. we will all go on. >> that's one of the critiques i've seen about your prescription to the book is a question of if rix wants us to fire more generals does that mean doesn't tolerate mistakes? by turner to suggest even our greatest leaders made plenty of mistakes on the personal front as well as -- >> you had 155 men elected to be division commanders in combat in the army in world war ii. many hurdles before that. marshall cleaned up 600 senior officers before the war began. officers he considered dead weight. that's the phrase used to frankfurter when frankfurter was talking to him. of the 155 men who commanded divisions in combat in the army in world war ii, 15 were fired. sorry, 16 were fired. of the 16, five were give
to our reports, dr. marshall -- >> vice president marshall: no. >> president mazzucco: during the break i stayed this contact with the chief about the issues coming up and the events. i attended a crisis intervention team meeting with commissioner chan and our through commander assigned is commander korea, did an excellent job, retirement of chief dudley. that's about all i have to report. dr. marshall, you want to say something? >> vice president marshall: real quick i want to thank you for your acknowledgement for my going to washington friday to talk on this issue of gun violence. i mean i tell you, when i got the invitation, i was stunned. i said is this real? is this is not from the white house. you got to read it like eight times. and especially to be able to lend my voice on the hot button issue of the times, obviously. it's all over the news. certainly -- is in everybody's mind and more importantly this is what i've been doing all my life. so i will be able to talk about what we've been able to do, to stem that tide, just in the small constituency that i work with. but i'm not onl
.ncicap.org] >> as you all know, the german marshall fund vehicle very kind to provide us with this -- has been very kind to provided us with this opportunity to have four of their european experts in bicycle planning, bicycle implementation and bicycle programs and they are experts on all aspects of the bicycle. and here in san francisco, you know, we are at this point trying to after a hiatus of three years because of court-ordered injunctions trying to implement our bike plan. so we all a collective goal, i believe, to increase the environmental and nick sustainability of the world around us that we participate in and especially in san francisco, but we do have a special responsibility because this place provides us with the opportunity that most other places don't. the geometry and geography of san francisco is up that it is easier for us being in a city of short trips to veil ourselves to other alternatives to the car. so when we want to reclaim the street and the public right-of-way and the public realm for people and basic human needs of access to the humanities that urban environments provide, we
the first place. >> we do talk about this doctor marshall. integrating this into the public school curriculum, prevention, what is appropriate behavior, junior high dating, what are the boundaries for young women to set. behavioral models for young men. one thing i wanted to do more about is economic empowerment for women. as you can realize, the department has a small staff. at one time there were as many as 8-10 staff members. now we have 4.5 we sort of move our agenda as is necessary. the prevention -- intervention particularly -- is important to us particularly empowering women. it is even more difficult when there are financial issues and be able to be gainfully employed. >> this is not a criticism. i don't think - ideal of the same thing with the kids - i am saying, any opportunity that you hear about things progressing? when i talk to kids in school, is it really working? i want to leave it for me since i've had some success with young people i would be willing to offer to help in that area because like i said i don't like the in result. that so they want to stop. >>
you're doing and work with us and don't lose that concern for the community. dr. marshall. >> well, let me begin by saying i'm not a fan of drug users at all, at all, at all, and i don't think anybody who knows me knows that. a lot of pain, a lot of heartache and i really don't take any excuse. with that being said this report seems to say -- the questions being raised that there were more arrests of african-americans for drug sales as compared to other jurisdictions. it's a legitimate question to ask why. i think the next step -- it's a little clouded to me by the data collection thing anyway because it seems like we have data issues we have been wrestling with. with that notwithstanding the immediate thing to do see if the same disparities still exist. i think that would certainly be the next step, and then you could -- well, yeah. i think that's the main thing. if you get the numbers for the last four years would they be in fact similar or the same? i'm very familiar with michelle alexander and the book and i don't know there is not a tenderloin in every city and probably
the senseless violence? the last 26 years, dr. joe marshal and the omega boys club street soldiers has made it their mission to keep people alive. gun violence is the number one killer of young people. did you know that? omega boys shrub has become the national model for programs across the country and here to give us his take on how we can end gun violence in america is founder and executive director of the omega boys club street soldiers, dr. joe marshal. welcome back, joe. >> uh. >> great to have you back. >> thank you. thank you. >> you said at the white house talking about this issue. >> yeah. >> and getting your arms around it. why? >> why do we have this issue in america? >> well, basically, you have it because people feel hey need -- feel they need to settle their problems with violence we have a culture of violence here for a long time and exists in the inner city, it exists in the suburb and in rural areas, you know. guns are prevalent. >> uh-huh. >> people feel that when something comes up, you know, violence is the way to settle the issue and the gun is the weapon of choice. and
her body to shield students. a group of lawmakers proposed a school marshal program to protect campuses from gunmen mod yeld after air marshal who's guard against terrorism and staffers from janitor to principal could be skparmd no ÷ how many are carrying a gun. >> we have a more yap yal obligation that the next vicky soto faced with inexpoliticable even,,s"z that e she not be leftézq+ defenseless. >> school marshals would have to pass a background check to get a concealed weapons permit. one bill would alout use of education funds to pay for the program illustrating the divide in the gun control debate in these post-sandy hook times pitting proponents begins gun supporters. >> we laid off thousands of teachers. why would we use the few personnel we have left to be armed guards? when armed guards don't always prevent shootings? >> then there is argument of stray bullets in a battle between a school work skbrer armed intrude yir. >> if you're trying to shoot a shooter that could be dangerous for kids. >> but christina, mother two of was another on the way says she couldn't bea
an announcement, something i'm proud of. our own dr. marshall, who is the president of the mega boys club and is on our commission will have to leave early to catch a flight tomorrow. he's been summoned to the white house to be part of a panel dealing with gun violence. he just found out about that. so if he's a little late, he's working on the arrangements. that's an incredible honor for one of our police commissioners. he ran a gun buy back program and we had a great conversation today about gun violence. he will share those thoughts with the vice president. so we're very honored and proud. when he gets here, a little round of applause. without further ado, call line item 1. >> the clerk: presentation of certificates of appreciation, action. mr. halloway, and officers matthew cloud and stephen gritsch. >> thank you, mr. president, commissioners, chief biel, mr. hicks, happy new year. tonight, i'm not going to be wearing my poa hat outside of congratulating two of our members who will receive an award later on. i'm wearing my arson task force hat. i'm assigned to the arson task force for
to start with dr. marshall. >> dr. joe marshall. i have been on the police commission for eight years, three terms. i am the cofounding executive director of make a boys club. i just want to mention it isn't on the agenda there is a gun buy back program which is happening on december 15. there is a -- there will be a gun buy back in oakland and my organization and youth uprising are doing a program that day jointly of the gun buy back in san francisco will be held at the omega boys club on tennessee street. this is a billboard which will go up very shortly. we're going to do what we can to get some disbuns off the street. >> thank you. commissioner chan. >> good evening i am angela chan and at the manager attorney at the program and work on access and immigrant issues and worked on domestic violence issues and i am excited to be here tonight for this historic joint meeting. >> and i am sharing a seat with my colleague here. hello i am susie loftus and the chief operating center of wellness and a center in bay view designed to change outcomes to kids and looking at trauma violenc
marshall spoke to earlier, and echo about the tragedy in kansas city. we are talking about the 22-year-old mother who was killed and leaves a three-month-old baby. that is with these conversations are about. even though we are in a staffing crisis, the mayor and the people who sit on these chairs will address this but we are still down about 300 officers. thank you for your comments and the material beverly upton who keeps moving around back there. concerning our most vulnerable. in october we built a space in our most secure floor, behind locked doors, a place for children, and many of the folks behind me contributed to making it nice. everybody has been sitting together, we are altogether all the time anyway. in october, domestic violence, elder abuse, missing persons, juvenile violence, came together under one roof. a putting the human trafficking task force regional effort. even though we are in the middle of hiring 1000 officers over the next six years, a critical piece of that and i will read this draft, officers convicted of domestic violence shall not be considered. it
>> >> if anybody has a right to ask a question, that's dr. joe marshall. i am very dedicated and certainly this commission is very dedicated to doing the prevention work and we do need to have a broader conversation about that. i think that as we started out with the discussion, executive director dr. -- indicated that this year so far we have had 0, we have so many days left in this calendar year, talking calendar year not fiscal year. we have had zero homicides as a result of domestic violence. that is really something to take note of. i don't think that that has occurred by happenstance; it is not a statistical anomaly. i think it is because we are gearing our work more as preventative. preventative - the collaborative effort that we are working with, the various departments, the police department, the various partner agencies is in and of itself becoming more defined preventative. a lot we heard this evening is interventive; as we go forward the fruits of that labor become more definitively preventative. nonetheless i think that you are absolutely correc
the background on him. >> president mazzucco: commissioners, any further questions? >> vice president marshall: if i read this correctly, based on your i guess research and the answers it says here the department is recommending, is that correct? >> yes. >> vice president marshall: that's what it says here. okay. >> so if there aren't further questions for the sergeant i wanted to ask if the applicant, mr. romero could come up and ask your permission to ask you these questions and of course you can say no. >>7ljç yes, the applicant does t have to disclose this information publicly, as we've discussedjpp÷ before, the application file and the background information in it is confidential. and that's not -- the record but it's the content of the information. so that's why we had gone to this paper follow-up process. i'm a little concerned. we've already talked about some of the information that's in the file, which the record is confidential. and that information is confidential as well. so it's up to the applicant to decide, if he's willing to share some of this. but if he doesn't want to i thi
you very much. >> president mazzucco: dr. marshall. >> vice president marshall: obviously echoing everybody else, i mean let me just say the thing that bothers me i hear from people about the police, the police. there are individual officers who make up the department. and you know, there are times when some of them, for whatever reasons, do different things. but when you do good things, you've go the to be lauded, you've got to be showcased, you've got to let folks know this image that you have -- that's why we do this. this is the highest honor you can do. you save somebody's life and you have to let folks know. especially in that community, this is wonderful. thank you, thank you. everybody out there that's not the police, don't lump them all in the same category. thank you. >> president mazzucco: thank you, dr. marshall. anything further? chief. >> i just want to say first of all that i know, on behalf of the chief and the entire command staff we are so proud of both of you. i personally am very proud. i served five years in the bayview. i'm always proud to say i'm a pore tero
, and the organizational aspects by the respective staff. >> vice president marshall: i like when the commission joins meetings, some more than others. there is more of a nexus. we should do it again. much sooner than never. and that we stay on top of this. there are times when just because things happen, there is a focus on it. partly what is happening the city and elsewhere, it will stay on this, reconvene, we can really do something about not only domestic violence but the triage that we have been talking about. a bit strong support that and i know my fellow commissioners would also. >> is there anything further? we would like to adjourn in honor of -- >> i defer to commissioner -- >> if you allow me a personal moment to adjourn in memory of my mother-in-law. is rather appropriate because she was the mother of the san francisco police officer. she immigrated to this country, strong armenian woman, and had to go back to school to be reregistered as a nurse. she went back to state college later in life and completed courses where she received a teaching certificate to teach preschool at we
.s. marshals. plan to add 100 people to patrol while holding more police academies firing sheriff's deputies. oakland city council is set to vote to want on $250,000 contract to hire former los angeles police chief william bra ton as the consultant. he's responsible for harsh police policies in los angeles and new york and they're planning a 5:00 protest at the plaza before the meeting. a man accused of killing 5 phymata home in san francisco's ingle side neighborhood appeared in court. he's charged with five counts f murder stemming from the killings of three women and two men at a home at discovery hearing today the judge continued proceeding. he's pleaded not guilty. he has been unable to post bell in custody. firefighters battle with complicated by clutter inside the home. you can see the heavy smoke and flames from news chopper 2. the 3 story house ignited about 9:00 this morning. firefighters say the homeowner is not actually living in the home so there were no injuries. firefighters are investigating suspicious fire. that started just before 4:00 this morning at a vacant building alon
marshall fellow. honorable davis chiu. [applause] >> good morning. it is a real pleasure for me to be here for a number of reasons. first of all, a couple of years ago i was honored to be part of a group of american policy folks that was invited under the german marshall foundation to go to europe and to meet with policymakers in brussels and other points in europe to share ideas that we had from the united states. and it was a remarkably fruitful exchange and i think many of us that went on that trip brought back ideas to the united states that we are trying to legislate here locally. i'm also excited to see all of you here in part because some of you know, i'm one member of the board that doesn't have a car, that rides my bicycle many days of the week -- [applause] >> and like all of you, i think we are remarkably excited about the fact that the bike plan is moving forward, the fact that today is the start of the trial on market street, the fact that we are really moving our city's biking agenda forward. and i think with those of our friends from europe, we all want to take this to the n
marshall and omega boys club. over 150 handguns, almost 150 rifles and shotguns, these are not what people keep saying aren't going to make a difference. this is absolutely making a difference. and i would say to the nra or anybody that says, hey, this isn't the problem, if it's not the problem, it will make a difference, it should make a difference banning them. let's err on the side of caution, keep the kids safe. thank you. >> let me also echo again my appreciation for commissioner dr. joe marshall because omega boys club has been a great partner. they are part of our effort to organize commutes, to intervene as early as we can, and i totally agree with the chief that these particular guns, if you look at them up front and close, you'll see they really shouldn't be in anybody's homes. they're designed to kill folks. many of them military style. i think to bring home the real story here is dr. andrei campbell of our san francisco general hospital, and also on staff at ucsf. he is at the forefront of world class trauma center that we have. and if you go day to day, and certainly with the
none public comment is closed. we're actually missing doctor marshall for four. let's go to line item five and move back to four. >> line item five and recommend that the board of supervisors adopt a resolution retroactively approving the agreement between the san francisco police department and the house house for the police department to provide supplemental services at housing authority developments and for the housing authority to pay the amount listed for the services or proposed contract or action. >> anyway to combine line item five and six? they're identical to the issue and where the the funding is from but separate years. >> because they're two separate agenda items they need to be handled as two separate agenda items. >> all right . commander. >> good evening commissioners, chief sir, director hicks, the rest of the community that is left. inspector monroe -- he took my thunder so basically that's what i am requesting a recommendation that you ask the board of supervisors to make a recommendation that they adopt the resolution between the san francisco police department
that was very impressive and then last thursday, myself, the chief, dr. marshall and commissioner kingsley attended a luncheon where the chief spoke for the saint thomas moore society. the chief spoke about gun violence and did an excellent job taking on members of the nra and quite frankly, several appellant court justices were impressed with the chief's knowledge of the law so he did a great job. dr. marshall and kingsley participated and i think that we had a lot of impact on the attorneys in that room. >> it was good. >> very good. >> that is my report. commissioners? >> loftus? >> quickly i wanted to say that one of the things that we get to do on the police commission is i think attending this graduation was the first time that i was there and i just want to say to the members of the public and i want to ask the chief if you could share with my fellow commissioners the speech that you gave, i feel that some that have been on the commission for a long time, the things that you care the most deeply about he cheerly does too and told the officers that is what they need to care about and
, aborting girls is a good thing. come on, they're not that stupid. >> reporter: delegate bob marshall has been trying to chip away at abortion rights for 20 years. this year he is sponsoring a bill to make gender-based abortions illegal. there is some evidence it's happening in the united states. using a 2000 census the national academy of scientists found male biased sex ratios among u.s. born children of chinese, korean and asian indian parents. >> we cannot have a society tolerating the frivolous killing of people just because they're of the wrong sex. that it is ludicrous. >> reporter: the national abortion rights league says even though they don't support gender based abortions this bill she says is just bad policy. >> it really puts doctors in a very precarious situation. they have to be mind readers. they are essentially becoming agents of the state and it really violates the doctor/patient relationship. >> reporter: in bob marshall's bill a woman who has a sex selective abortion would not be prosecuted, but the doctor who performs it could be charged with a class 4 felony which
from the pulse of city life. we have marshall beach all to ourselves on this perfect day. get ready to explore outdoors inside one of the largest cities in america. coming up next on motion. ♪ san fransisco california home to nearly a million people and achor to the larger san fransisco bay area where nearly 8 million people live. without a doubt it's one of the most culturally diverse beautiful cities in america. with a unique vibe all its own but its geography also makes it one of the top cities in the country for outdoor activities surrounded by protected lands, prestine shoreline and home to several of the nations top urban parts. located on the northern tip of the san fransisco peninsula is one of those parks-the presidio. this three square mile green space was originally established as a fort by spain in 1776; where large gun batteries were built to protect the bay from a naval invasion. presidio was ceased by the us military in 1846 at the onset of the mexican american war and later served as an important us base to the vietnam war. congress ended the military use of the pr
that's going on in my state. >> reporter: the cops in the marshall's office never talked to reporters, but the attorney representing them sent us an e-mail saying in part, that there has been no proof or evidence of any type of wrong doink whatsoever. ruby jessup says there's a lot of wrongdoing to go around led by warren jeffs who continues to utter bizarre revelations. >> he did not want any child to be born in this wicked generation. >> reporter: warren jeffs said that from jail? >> yes. >> reporter: so you were not allowed to have relations with your husband any more for the last few months? >> the last year. >> reporter: the last year? >> the last year. the only relations you could have with your husband is a hand shake and no longer than three seconds. >> a three-second hand shake? >> uh-huh. >> ruby and her children are currently living in her sister's house in phoenix. she has no job, no high school diploma, and little knowledge of the outside world, but she said there's no turning back. >> i want to raise my kids. i want to be free. be able to make my own choices, to be happy
recently. those are protesters. now the curfew, and the basically marshal law affects three provinces in egypt. it is a nightly curfew and allows for military arrests of civilians. these are exactly the civil rights that they fought for. there was an attack for three state hours and no security showed up. that is fascinating. they sent out tweets saying sos if anyone knows anyone in military or police or government please send help. january 28th, egypt but no such help was sent for over three hours. in fact, they were eventually rescued by protesters. isn't that interesting? people that are unknown assailants go in, fire in the air, loot the hotel. as they do that en masse protesters come in and help the tourists in the hotel, help the people in the hotel to get them to safety. so, in fact, here is a news report on that saying, anti-government demonstrators secured the besieged hotel and helped hotel guests flee until they were safely in taxis to the airport, as the police and army failed to come to their aid. the protesters also helped the security forces in arresting 12 people who w
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